tv 11 News Sunrise NBC August 16, 2010 5:30am-6:00am EDT
thank you for joining us this morning. let's get a look at weather and traffic. welcome back. >> back from a college tour thing depressed are you going back to college? >> i thought i would get an education. >> there you go. >> we had some rain on sunday. the rain has ended this morning. there could be some thunderstorms later this afternoon. 71 degrees at the airport. 96% relative humidity. we will see some sunshine break through the clouds. scattered thunderstorms could develop. some could be strong or severe. not everyone will see that whether. a high temperature near 90 degrees. we will see what is in store as we head through do rest of the day. >> westminster, we're getting reports of an accident at 32. pretty busy intersection.
be extra careful. watch for police activity. at security boulevard, there is a downed tree. it could be blocking some lanes. on the ramp to 95, there is a truck fire. that will cause some problems for motorists. highland avenue at eastern avenue, there is an accident clearing. so far so good on the entire beltway with the exception of those inner loop problems. the outer loop looks good. here's a look at the topside. so far so good on the north east corner of the beltway. it looks like we have an incident on 395. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the police commissioner is expected to sit down with commanders to talk about the violent weekend. >> more than a dozen people were
shot. kim dacey joins us with more details. >> overall there were 10 shootings total from friday night until sunday night. in increase in police officers could not stop the violence. more than a dozen people shot in baltimore. >> caught in the crossfire. >> the police commissioner ordered all commanders to work night shifts through monday morning. by sunrise sunday, four more people were shot, another dead. >> do you think it matters? >> no. i mean, they just can bring all the police they want. you know, you have to do with more than the weekend. it is every day. the problem will not stop. >> sunday evening, a police-
involved shooting. three suspects drove off. they pointed a gun at an officer and took off on foot. >> one officer saw the suspects running. gave verbal commands to stop. they did not stop. the officer opened fire and struck a suspect in the late. >> one suspect remains at large. the key is getting those guns off the streets. the police commissioner does have a meeting set up this morning with all of those district comanche's to discuss this violence and where to go from here. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> funeral arrangements are set for the maryland man killed in the plane crash in alaska last week. this was the same crash that killed senator ted stevens.
a funeral mass is set for potomac. he served on the senator's staff. his son survived the crash and has since been released from a hospital. the cause of the crash has not been determined. >> the white house has set a date for troops to be pulled out of afghanistan. general patras said troop withdrawal is their process that is conditioned-based. >> -- general petraeus. >> various governmental institutions and that enables a responsible drawdown of our forces. >> the last u.s. combat brigade will soon be back on american soil. they spent a year in the iraqi capital. all but 50,000 troops should be out of iraq by the end of
august. hundreds gathered in a church to remember the man, one of 10 aid workers that was gunned down by the taliban. his older brother called him a humanitarian. >> as brothers, he was so kind, always there for my brother and i, our family, my parents. anybody else. he came in contact. >> he received a nursing degree and also volunteered to help victims of hurricanes katrina and rita. >> news statements in the lockerbie bombing. one doctor who contributed to his release was not a cancer specialist. the specialists caring for him were not consulted at all. he was released nearly a year
ago after scottish law makers were told he only had three months to live. the shrimp season opens in the gulf coast. for some captains, there are some lingering questions about what comes next. >> there is an uncertainty the spillthe lothose at site. >> all weekend do is try. >> many trying for the first time since the well collapsed. >> some of us, never. i never. i need to go off it and catch what i can catch. >> there is an uncertainty that comes with the fall season. captains do not know what they will find. >> we will find that if we can sell the shrimp we catch.
no one knows as far as the catch. >> fears over the safety of the seafood has filtered down. they have not figured out how they will handle the catch. engineers continue pressure tests, trying to figure out if the bottom kill could further damage the well. the effort to seal the well will likely have to wait for a least another week. >> all children ages 1 through 4 should all have swimming lessons. this will reinforce -- some pediatricians are prescribing swimming lessons for their young patients. teaching young children to swim should be a must. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day.
what do you think is the proper age to teach children to swim? e-mail your response to email@example.com. again, that is firstname.lastname@example.org. >> 73 degrees on tv hill. do only children have poor social skills? >> a decline in childhood obesity. we will explain. >> we have more information on the accident we just showed you. we will che
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75 at the top of the hour at the maryland science center it is a warm start, but it should be dry to start out. after 11:00 a.m., there is a chance for scattered thunderstorms to develop. some could be strong or severe. it could be war with a high temperature near 90. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. -- it could be warmer with a high temperature near 90. for now, over to the news desk. >> childhood obesity rates have fallen for some kids but not for all. 8 million children have their records reviewed. it started to decline for most boys and white girls. the prevalence of obesity continued to climb for african americans.
interventions targeted towards girls might be beneficial. >> researchers found only children were just as likely with lots of siblings to have social skills to get along with peers. kids without siblings had poor social skills. interacting with kids gives all school children a good opportunity to improve their social skills. 73 degrees on tv hill. keith mills will join us with news around the sports world. >> this is a live picture overlooking the downtown area. we'll update weather and traffic pulse 11. pulse 11. stayls we know everyone's looking for ways to save. why not save on car insurance? [ coin drops ] [ high-pitched voice ] thanks. [ normal voice ] you're welcome. get a free quote at progressive.com.
it is kind of busy up there. southbound 95, this is a live view. it is off to the side. but folks are tapping the breaks approaching that scene. be careful. this is the north side and harford road. moving smoothly so far. no problems on 95 coming out of the northeast. let's switch over and show you some other problem spots. we have a downed tree and it may be partially blocking the right lane. we will keep you posted. inner loop ramp shows a truck fire on the west side. watch for a truck fire and also we will be searching for this accident on 32. this isn't westminster. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we check in for a look at the buses and trains -- this is in westminster.
>> no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines so far. light rail is moving smoothly. we have the 35 bus with a 20- minute delay. ght e is a diversion at li of late. there is also a diversion at washington. now we go back to tony pann. >> we do have some thunderstorms to discuss. first we say good morning to sandra shaw. she drew a very nice assignment talking food on this monday. >> we are in little italy on 217. you have been here for over 20 years. this is restaurant week. it started off last week. a great response. it goes on until the 22nd. you have all week to get a great
deal on a three-course dinner or a lunch, and awesome deal. this is one of more than 90 restaurants participating. i'm here with the chef here. tell us what people should check out this week. >> we have been here for 26 years and we try to provide the entire dining experience. we do have complimentary parking, entertainment every night. we're featuring a menu that has air signature dishes. >> the signature dish is often the deal cut. we have a feeveal. >> it is not complicated. we have something like that for
this week. it is on our regular menu. should i make it? >> let's get started. you cannot tell us what you're doing. >> it is a veal with sauce on it. >> the sauce is made from grain, white wine, butter, flour. this is a milk-fed veal. pounds it very thin. it has been pushed in this flower, - flour. >> i will let you keep doing this while i talk about the weather. basically, we do have some activity to our west. there is a front that will be bringing some strong showers and storms as we head into tonight.
you can heat things up. it will be great here at all the restaurants participating. we will continue cooking this veal. they are from the bomb off the amalfi coast. >> we will get the finished product in a few minutes. great deal for restaurant week. weather-wise, things are pretty quiet on this monday morning. the rain we had will not be affecting the monday morning commute. 74 in catonsville. the dew points are running in the upper 70's and low 70's. you start to feel uncomfortable. that is the case this boring. this cloud cover is breaking up. -- that is the case this
morning. you can see the first hints of that happening in western pennsylvania. there is a cold front from the ohio valley. this will be the trigger mechanism. out of these storms, some will be strong or severe. not everyone will see that kind of weather. we do have the chance for some severe weather later today. traveling down in the gulf, an area of low pressure is developing and it is the remnants of what was a tropical depression number 5. it could develop into a tropical storm. if it does, its name would be danielle. partly cloudy skies today. a chance for thunderstorms. some will be strong. a high temperature near 90. overnight tonight, partly cloudy skies. low temperatures down around 70.
sunset, one minute after 8:00 p.m. a chance for rain on tuesday and wednesday. a high temperature near 90. a better chance for rain coming in on wednesday night or thursday. scattered thunderstorms are possible over the weekend. it will be an active week. wednesday and thursday will be dry. we will keep an eye on things. >> 73 degrees on tv hill. so much more ahead. >> keith mills with sports and in look at one of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. good luck.
>> good morning, everybody. the orioles are back home this morning. the begin a homestand against seattle. the birds are playing better baseball under buck showalter. they were not able to beat the tampa bay rays. nick markakis. he can play defense. bottom of the first, jake arrieta did not be pitched poorly. carl crawford with the home run.
crawford again with a blooper to left. the rays win again. four majors, four different winners. a big controversy. martin kaymer of germany won the final major but dustin johnson might have if he had known the rules. here is martin kaymer in contention all weekend. birdie putt. here is when things go crazy. dustin johnson. it is what they call a bunker and yuan not allowed to touch the club on the ground in a bunker. he goes on to both the 18 and appears to qualify for a playoff. he is informed he illegally grounded the glove. instead of scoring a 5, it is a
seven. he is out of contention. watson and kaymer go to a playoff. martin kaymer wins the playoff. back to work for the ravens. pete gilbert said down with ray lewis. he said look out if you raven stay healthy. >> can we get there and have a complete team once we get to the playoffs? cannot injuries be limited? -- can injuries limited? it changes everything. you look at the saints last year. there might have had one person on the injury report. if you can get there, the opportunity is great. if we can get their health, it is a open window to do whatever we feel like doing. >> is ray 35 or 25?
he is playing like he is 25. amazing. >> time to get to one of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what do you think is the proper age to teach children to swim? >> keep e-mailing those responses to email@example.com. we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website. >> here is a look ahead to the next hour. >> the ranking of the top airlines. >> a spectacular hot air balloon show lights up the night in germany. >> we have an animal rescue to tell you about out of florida. the bear cub is lucky to be alive. >> after some rain, things are quiet on this monday morning. there could be some